Curiosity is an essential part of human nature.This curiosity has led us to the discovery of new concepts and phenomena. However, some of the discoveries are yet unexplainable. Supernatural world is one of them. Many people have encountered such beings and events and many are encountering them on a daily basis. Some are rumors while others are stories with facts about different places being haunted by supernatural beings. Everyone has tried, according to their understanding, to explain them. Either with the help of religion, science, psychology, or philosophy.There are some mind-blowing books on supernatural happenings
Numerous books have been written on the supernatural world. Writers around the world have written about different places being haunted by supernatural beings. Many of them have also tried to interpret supernatural events. We have narrowed down the list of nonfiction supernatural books by choosing the best ones for you. If you are interested in nonfiction supernatural books and looking for some recommendations then you are welcome. Read the article and choose the best suitable for you.
8 mind-blowing books on supernatural happenings
1. National Geographic Guide to the World’s Supernatural Places: More Than 250 Spine-Chilling Destinations Around the Globe by Sarah Bartlett
September 2, 2014
Whether we believe in supernatural stories or not, we still love to hear them. National Geographic Guide to the World’s Supernatural Places by Sarah Bartlett takes you to 250 supernatural places. It takes you in through amazing photographs and illustrations and then provides factual stories of such places. Full of information, it explores haunted castles and forbidden hideaways. In addition, readers will also get to know about ghosts that haunted battlefields and mental asylums. On top of that, it addresses legends and myths associated with these places. Both beginners and refreshers will get to explore numerous places around the globe. Also, it can also be used as a reference book.
2. The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
August 1, 2009
How is it possible that you are a fan of reading supernatural books but not of demons. Demons and demonology always fascinates us. Ellen Guiley’s The encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology offers a historical analysis of the origin of demons; how they evolved over the course of history. All the information is accompanied by King Solomon’s quotes from the Bible. Besides, it is full of illustrations and references. Due to illustrations, it provides an interesting read on demons. However, it is not recommended for newbies.
3. A Ghost Hunter’s Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America by Terrance Zepke
April 28, 2012
If you are looking for an easy read about supernatural beings then this book is for you. A Ghost Hunter’s Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America by Terrance Zepka is an interesting, detailed exploration of America’s haunted places. Full of photographs and fun facts, it provides well- documented supernatural events of various places in America. Moreover, it tells you about paranormal investigators, who used different tools. Good start for beginners to the supernatural world.
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4. Ghosts Among Us: Uncovering the Truth About the Other Side by James Van Praagh
May 13, 2008
Ghost Among Us: Uncovering the Truth About the Other Side by James Praagh is a guide to understand supernatural beings. Through his knowledge and life experiences about ghosts, James tries to offer a useful guide that explains ghosts’ participations in our daily lives. It is an interesting and thought provoking book. Highly recommended for beginners due to its easy to read style and detailed analysis.
5. Unexplained: Real-Life Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times by Richard MacLean Smith
October 1, 2019
Unexplained: Real- Life Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times is based on podcasts of Richard MacLean Smith i.e Unexplained. It is a treat for people who are curious, cynical, and not easily frightened by supernatural beings. In the book, Richard MacLean explains ten supernatural tales from real life through Psychology, literature. Philosophy, and Astrophysics. All the tales are discussed in depth, questioning different aspects of the stories. In addition, readers will find a number of references. An excellent read for every type of reader, whether you believe or not in supernatural beings.
6. Supernatural: What the Bible Teaches About the Unseen World – and Why It Matters by Dr. Michael S. Heiser
November 10, 2015
Supernatural: What the Bible Teaches About the Unseen World- and Why it Matters is an outcome of fifteen years research of Dr. Michael S. Heir. In Supernatural, Michael explains the underworld of the supernatural through the Bible. He has tried to interpret the scripture explanation of the unseen world of the supernatural from different aspects. Written in scholarly style, it has food for thought for both, an intellectual and a newbie student.
7. The Big Book of Unexplained Mysteries: 38 Mind-Boggling and Unsolved Mysteries Through History by Bill O’Neill
June 17, 2022
The world is full of mysteries. The Big Book of Unexplained Mysteries provides a detailed account of 38 famous mysteries. Among the 38 mysteries, there are some supernatural unexplainable mysteries. It keeps you thrilled and engaged throughout the historical stories. There are additional mysteries related to science, true crime and history. It is an easy go through read for all levels of readers.
8. True Ghost Stories & Hauntings: Real Catholic Exorcisms by Scott L. Smith
March 19, 2020
True Ghost Stories and Hauntings: Real Catholic Exorcism By Scott L. Smith is a detailed real life account of possessions. You would have seen many of them in movies and tv shows. However, you will get the spine- chilling details by reading this book. From demons and exorcism to its effects and prevention, the book explains everything related to exorcism practice. It is a scary read. Don’t read it if you haven’t read about the subject before.